Thursday, December 16, 2010

Frosty & More

Hello everyone! If you are looking for the Blog Candy post, please go down several posts.




It sure feels frosty here in New Jersey today!  We are expecting an inch of snow this afternoon.  I know it's not much, but it might be a white Christmas after all!

Isn't he cute?  The snowman is from the Stampin' Up! Snow Buddies set, and I drew in the horizon line with a black SU marker.  The accessories he wears were colored with SU markers, as well.  The ground is covered with sparkly "snow" (Martha Stewart glitter), as is one side of his face and body.  The wreath surrounding him was assembled using a Martha punch called Rose Leaf.  It's a new toy and I love it!   Also new to me:  the Maraschino twine from The Twinery.  I picked up two of their sample packs on Cyber Monday at a discount.


This little guy is entering at:


In other news....

My blog candy is coming to a close on Sunday, December 19, 2010.  Make sure you check out this post to enter!

Happy Dance x 2:
I won an award on 12/11/10 at The Paper Players Challenge 27 for this card, Inspired by a Stack of Gifts.
And for my Peace Wreath card I was named Colour Queen Courtier on 12/13/10. 
Thank you, design teams, for choosing my cards - I am very grateful.

I have one other big announcement but I cannot give you the details yet.  I'm bursting at the seams with excitement about it, though!


There's another I need to post after this one, so I'll see you soon.  Thanks for joining me today!

Colleen

Stamps:  Snow Buddies (SU)
Paper:  Real Red, Old Olive, Whisper White, dp from Me & My Big Ideas "Our Holiday Traditions" stack
Ink:  Stazon Black
Punches:  SU punched scallop border, Martha Rose Leaf
Other:  Big Shot, circle Nesties by Spellbinders, dimensionals, Martha Stewart fine glitter (can't remember the name....it's white; Marble?), Maraschino twine by The Twinery, craft glue

15 comments:

Marisa said...

What a cute snowman and I love how you framed it with the wreath and added the sparkly snow.

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Colleen! I love the wreath made of leaves, and the twine! Fabulous, as always! And, I can't wait to hear your announcement!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Congrat's on the wins! Whoot. Love this card as well.

Inspired By Friends said...

Very cute card. Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.

Hugs,
Beth

Cleota said...

This is very cute! Love that layout! Thanks for joining us at TCC this week.

Cleota
DT member

dj1952 said...

Your snowman is cute. Thanks for joining us at TCC this week. Hugs, dj

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Another darling card Colleen! Love the shimmery snowman! Thanks for playing along with the WMSC :)

Tammy said...

Fun card, love the wreath. Thanks for joining the Stampin with the Dragon challenge.

Edna Morrisedie said...

this is super sweet, love you you built the circle with the leaves!

Benzi said...

Oh, I 'm jealous...don't think I've even seen that rose leaf punch. You made a wonderful wreath with it. And, you know that snowman melts my heart...just a darling card, Colleen.

Anne Marie said...

So festive and fun! Love the little snowman and all of the sparkly accents! The houndstooth paper is the perfect accent to your design, too. Love it! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players this week! :)

Love crafts forever said...

Wow!!! I like your Hether.
Gorgeous card. Thanks for playing at Stampin With the Dragon.
Hugs Nataliya.

downrightcrafty said...

wow love all the sparkle and shine and such a lovely creation just perfect for our challenge at Stampin with the Dragon, thanks for joining us
Hugs Kate xx

Emily Keaton said...

I love this card design, Colleen, and you made terrific use of your new goodies from The Twinery. I didn't even know they'd had a Cyber Monday sale! Can't wait to hear your good news. I'm waiting with bated breath!!

Sammibug said...

Cute! Love the use of the twine! Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Stamping With The Dragon.

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